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The Center to honor local LGBT veterans at ceremony tonight

The San Diego LGBT Community Center will host the Benjamin F. Dillingham, III & Bridget Wilson LGBT Veterans Wall of Honor 2017 Induction Ceremony tonight, Thursday, Nov. 9, from 6-8 pm. The evening will include a brief program with celebration of military colors, the National Anthem, announcement of inductees, and remarks from honorees in attendance. Light refreshments will be served.

The Benjamin F. Dillingham and Bridget Wilson LGBT Veterans Wall of Honor recognizes LGBT veterans with ties to San Diego who have taken the oath to serve our country and have done so honorably, and with distinction, acting as role models in advancing equality. The Veterans Wall commemorates these veterans' lives in hopes that their courage, bravery and sacrifices will continue to inspire future generations.

This year's inductees are:

Robert Bettinger, US Army

Justin Brent, US Army

Wayne E. Dietz Jr., US Navy

Roger Greenseth, US Army

Nichole “Nic” Herrera, US Army

Zander Keig, US Coast Guard

Robert J. Leyh, US Navy

Judith A. Litzenberger, US Navy

John Lockhart, US Navy

Craig A. Morgan, US Navy

For more information, contact Ben Cartwright at bcartwright@thecentersd.org or 619-692-2077 ext. 106.